China Market Intelligence

November 28th, 2012
USCBC staff

At the conclusion of the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Congress on November 15, the CCP’s new leadership line-up was announced, including the 25-member Politburo and the now seven-member Politburo Standing Committee, China

November 28th, 2012
Jake Parker and Jiang Lingling

Among the top concerns for US-China Business Council (USCBC) member companies are the increasing costs of doing business in China, according to USCBC’s annual member company survey.

November 14th, 2012
USCBC staff

The US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) Vice President Erin Ennis traveled to China during the week of October 29 to meet with PRC government officials and think tanks. Ennis also spoke at USCBC’s China Operations Conference in Shanghai.

November 14th, 2012
John Lenhart

Recent official announcements and domestic media coverage suggest that the PRC central government may be moving towards broad wealth distribution reforms that could impact state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and present new opportunities and challenges for companies operating in China. Premier Wen Jiabao announced at a press conference on

November 14th, 2012
Jake Parker

Foreign companies will need to further their localization efforts if they want to take advantage of incentives given to promote the development of the strategic emerging industries (SEIs), according to National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) Deputy Director General Ren Zhiwu and senior officials from the Shanghai Economic and Information Technology Commission (SEITC) who recently spok

November 14th, 2012
USCBC staff

The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) 18th National Congress concluded today in Beijing, leaving meaningful details on the future direction of economic and political reforms to the next group of leaders to hash out. However, a first significant personnel move was signaled by Vice Premier Wang Qishan’s appointment to the 

November 14th, 2012
Greg Levesque

Chinese policymakers recently released new energy policy documents that provide a road map of the country’s energy development plans over the next 10-year term under the new leadership—who are scheduled to be announced November 15.

November 8th, 2012

The 18th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) opened on November 8 to great anticipation, as analysts and policymakers in China and abroad prepare for the final decision on the positioning of China's next group of top leaders. More than 2,300 CCP representatives from across the country have gathered in Beijing for the congress, which is expected to last until November 14.

November 7th, 2012

USCBC President John Frisbie was quoted in a Reuters story on November 7 that discussed some of the top candidates for President Obama's next treasury secretary.

November 7th, 2012

In a Washington Post article on November 7, USCBC President John Frisbie and a few members of the USCBC board of directors were quoted offering advice to China's new leadership.

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